Last name: HUNTER

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HUNTER : This last name is indexed 657,748 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HUNTER : 1: Scottish and northern English: occupational name from Middle English hunter(e) ‘huntsman’ (see Hunt).2: Irish (Antrim and Derry): adopted for Gaelic Ó Fiaich (see Fee) due to confusion with the word fiadhach ‘hunt’.3: In some cases also an Americanized form (mistranslation into English; compare Chasse 3) of French Canadian Chassé (see Chasse 1).

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